British Politics: Continuities and Change / Edition 3

British Politics: Continuities and Change / Edition 3

by Dennis A. Kavanagh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198781679

ISBN-13: 9780198781677

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Fully revised and updated with a brand new, student-friendly design, Dennis Kavanagh's successful British Politics: Continuities and Change provides a classic introductory text for undergraduate students.

Widely acknowledged throughout the world as a leading expert on UK politics, Kavanagh has produced a lucid analysis of the British political system,

Overview

Fully revised and updated with a brand new, student-friendly design, Dennis Kavanagh's successful British Politics: Continuities and Change provides a classic introductory text for undergraduate students.

Widely acknowledged throughout the world as a leading expert on UK politics, Kavanagh has produced a lucid analysis of the British political system, designed for anyone taking a first course in the subject. Written in a clear, accessible style, with a brand new text design for quick and easy reference, British Politics covers all topics covered on undergraduate courses.

New features for the Third edition include:

·Two completely new chapters - Britain and Europe and The Mass Media and Politics, plus a re- assessment of the Irish Question in the light of the paramilitary Ceasefire

·New, larger format and a more accessible layout

·Boxed case studies highlighting key issues

·Innovative diagrams and illustrations complementing the text

·Student-friendly features, including essay topics, chronologies, chapter summaries, and guides to further reading

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198781677
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding British Politics
2. A United Kingdom?
3. The Constitution
4. Britain and Europe
5. Political Recruitment and Political Leadership
6. Elections and Voting
7. Political Parties
8. Interest Groups
9. The Mass Media and Politics
10. The Role of Government
11. Cabinet and Prime Minister
12. Parliament
13. Civil Servants and Administration
14. Local Government and Decentralisation
15. The Judiciary and Rights
16. Conclusion

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